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30-day age limit for Neb. safe-haven law advances

Updated: 11/19/2008 - A 30-day age limit in the Nebraska safe-haven law appears headed for final approval. The state Legislature voted 41-6 Wednesday to give second-round approval to the limit. A final vote is expected Friday and then the bill will go to Gov. Dave Heineman, who has said he would support a 30-day age limit.

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Minnesota starts recount for US Senate seat

Updated: 11/19/2008 - City and county workers across Minnesota began a laborious recount Wednesday of more than 2.9 million ballots in the tight U.S. Senate contest between incumbent Republican Norm Coleman and Democrat Al Franken.

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NY jury convicts opera-loving philanthropist

Updated: 11/19/2008 - Opera-loving philanthropist Alberto Vilar was convicted on fraud charges Wednesday for swindling investors, including the mother of actress Phoebe Cates, out of millions of dollars.

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Ex-AG's Affair Issue in Kan. Abortion Case

Updated: 11/19/2008 - Former Attorney General Paul Morrison's affair has given Wichita abortion doctor, George Tiller, an avenue to allege unfairness in the criminal case against him.

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350 Soldiers Expected Home from War

Updated: 11/19/2008 - Soldiers from the 1st Infantry Division Combat Aviation Brigade are expected home November 19th after a 15-month tour in Iraq

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2 hours of Trouble for Jack Bauer in the '24' Film

Updated: 11/19/2008 - Ever since Fox's "24" premiered in 2001, we have been scrambling to keep up with Jack, the counterterrorist go-to guy, through six seasons of 24 one-hour episodes spanning a day in real time.

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Big 3 Making Little Headway in Push for Bailout

Updated: 11/19/2008 - Congressional backers of $25 billion in emergency loans to the domestic auto industry are urging colleagues not to punish the Detroit's Big Three automakers for past mistakes. But the heads of the companies seemed to be making little headway in building support.

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Beau Biden Will Not Accept Senate Appointment

Updated: 11/19/2008 - Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden says he plans to fulfill his National Guard duties and won't accept an appointment to his father's U.S. Senate seat.

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Alaska Sen. Stevens' Defeat marks End of an Era

Updated: 11/19/2008 - Sen. Ted Stevens' election defeat marks the end of an era in which he held a commanding place in Alaska politics while wielding power on some of the most influential committees in Congress.

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US Home Construction Sinks to New Record Low

Updated: 11/19/2008 - Construction of new homes plunged 4.5 percent last month to the lowest level on government records dating back to 1959, as U.S. builders slashed production while Wall Street nosedived.

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Oil Falls below $54 a Barrel

Updated: 11/19/2008 - Oil prices slipped further Wednesday, dipping below $54 on fears of global economic weakness that have sent crude down more than 60 percent in four months.

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Stocks Fluctuate after Report on Consumer Prices

Updated: 11/19/2008 - Wall Street struggled to find a direction Wednesday, as investors, nervous about the fate of the nation's top automakers, scoured more economic data for a sign of relief.

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Mass. Woman's 1¢ Debt Paid in Full

Updated: 11/19/2008 - People from across the country called Attleboro City Hall on Tuesday offering to pay the 1 cent balance owed by Eileen Wilbur for an overdue water and sewer bill.

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Al-Qaida No. 2 Insults Obama with Racial Epithet

Updated: 11/19/2008 - Speaking in Arabic, al-Zawahri uses the term "abeed al-beit," which literally translates as "house slaves." But al-Qaida supplied English subtitles of his speech that included the translation as "house negroes."

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Democrats: Clinton to help Hillary get State job

Updated: 11/19/2008 - Clinton has agreed to release the names of several major donors to his charitable foundation and will submit future foundation activities and paid speeches to a strict ethics review, said Democrats

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Consumer Prices Drop Record 1% Last Month

Updated: 11/19/2008 - The Labor Department said Wednesday that consumer prices fell by 1 percent last month, the biggest one-month decline on records that go back to February 1947

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Doctors Transplant Windpipe With Stem Cells

Updated: 11/19/2008 - Doctors have given a woman a new windpipe with tissue grown from her own stem cells, eliminating the need for anti-rejection drugs. "This technique has great promise," said Dr. Eric Genden, who did a similar transplant in 2005 at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. That operation used both donor and recipient tissue. Only a handful of windpipe, or trachea, transplants have ever been done.

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UK Government Unveils Plan For Sex Trade Crackdown

Updated: 11/19/2008 - The British government announced plans Wednesday to make it illegal to pay for sex with women forced into prostitution - a measure that sex workers say will put more women at risk.

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Al-Qaida No. 2 Insults Obama In New Audio Message

Updated: 11/19/2008 - Al-Qaida No. 2 Ayman al-Zawahri is criticizing Barack Obama in a new message, calling him a demeaning racial term implying that the president-elect is a black American who does the bidding of whites.

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Schwarzenegger Opens Climate Summit With Obama

Updated: 11/19/2008 - Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger opened his international climate change summit on Tuesday by upstaging himself with an even bigger political star - President-elect Barack Obama.

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8-Year-Old Admits Double Shooting In Police Video

Updated: 11/19/2008 - An 8-year-old boy accused in the deaths of his father and another man gave police conflicting accounts about the shootings, at one point saying, "I wasn't shooting any guns" before admitting to firing at least two shots at each of the men.

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